28 Dec 1940
  • Mussolini requested German aid against the Greeks in Albania. ww2dbase [Main Article | TH]
  • British monitor HMS Terror bombarded Bardia, Libya keeping up pressure on the 40,000 besieged Italian troops. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • German bombers attacked two destroyers under construction at Southampton, England, United Kingdom; future destroyer Norseman was blown in half, and future destroyer Opportune was also heavily damaged. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • British destroyer HMS Valorous collided with minesweeping trawler HMT Libyan in Sheerness Harbour in the Thames Estuary, England, United Kingdom. HMS Valorous would be repaired at Chatham, England until 11 Jan 1941. ww2dbase [CPC]
Photo(s) dated 28 Dec 1940
Carrier Zuiho at Yokosuka, Japan, 28 Dec 1940

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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